The second installment from our new columnist Gregory Smith
The extent to which simulators can be used to test tires has long been a subject of debate and is still an area of research requiring significant improvements. We speak to leading experts to ask their opinions on the matter
Discarded tires must continue to be reused for other purposes!
Roger Williams wonders whether tire trade associations have
become outdated. Will they take up the mantle of promoting
new, more ambitious performance standards for the future?
Our columnist considers the commercial challenges facing fossil fuel alternatives
Roger Williams observes that once upon a time, tires and light bulbs both tended to fail at the most inconvenient times. Today, however, they follow a common path of development…
If it didn’t rain and roads remained dry, there would be no need for tread patterns in all their detailed variety…
The answer to raw material shortages on the back of rising demand for tires could be to introduce much longer-lasting designs
The USA has a long history of trade conflicts with other nations, but more recently the main focus has been on confrontations with Japan and China…
The electronic integration of the tire with the vehicle has made slow progress. Roger Williams wonders whether advances in indirect TPMS show that the intelligent tire could be achieved by other means